One of 19 of 24 men (including two civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchell, penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanaooga and Atlanta.
Accredited to: Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: September 17, 1863
Born: December 31, 1838, Lancaster, Fairfield County, OH, United States
Died: May 10, 1918, Leavenworth, KS, United States
Buried: Leavenworth National Cemetery (MH) (11-19-8), Leavenworth, KS, United States